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... I'm going to have another MRI with contrast done ASAP to include my spinal cord. ... (45 replies)
... But, to answer your real question, its not likely that a MRI with contrast would have picked up much more... ... (45 replies)
... I have had everything else done but this, had spinal MRI with contrast okay, and two months ago head without. Would a head MRI with contrast make a difference, or is this a waste of money? ... (3 replies)

Spinal MRI clean
Aug 25, 2010
... Got spinal MRI with contrast, came back normal. Had a head one about a month ago, no contrast normal also. Had symptoms for about 3 months. ... (6 replies)
... I had the brain MRI, with contrast and then when I had lesions, it was followed by the neck MRI, which did not show lesions. ... (9 replies)
... The MRI of the spine is rather broad. If there is a brain MRI such as with MS, then they would include the cervical spine. Additional time would need to be added if you need the thoracic spine or more if the Lumbar spine is added. ... (4 replies)
... through this failed process, we learned that I have severe degenerative spinal arthritis and a subchondral cyst right in the area that they normally use to access the spinal fluid. ... (12 replies)
... I am an MRI tech so I see MS all the time on patients. Usually physicians will order a plan brain MRI first due to insurance issues and so forth, and since the plaques show up alot in the brain. ... (9 replies)
For those with MS
Jan 23, 2008
... like Im answering two different people's questions in this thread, and I DONT MIND helping both of you, but IM getting confused as to whom Im responding to..bear with me, Im having an MS night. ... (12 replies)
... The MRI with contrast uses a colorant which will help light up any active lesions. The contrast is done right after the regular MRI. ... (16 replies)
... T spinal MRI on Wed. I just sent off to get a copy of the images and report since I won't be seeing the neuro for another month. ... (1 replies)
Normal MRI?
Nov 3, 2007
... You do not have to have an MRI with contrast to be diagnosed with MS. ... (4 replies)
... remitting MS. Spinal lesions do not necessarily indicate primary progressive MS. ... (6 replies)
... OMG I can't believe how long you have to wait for an appointment with the neuro. That must suck! My road to a diagnosis started in August 2004. Out of the blue I lost consciousness. ... (19 replies)
Spinal Tap
Oct 5, 2008
... Hi, everyone. My doctor wants to do a spinal tap to determine if I have MS, and I'm wondering if my symptoms and MRI results really warrant it. My brain MRI with contrast showed one tiny white spot which the neurologist said could be indicative of MS or could be nothing. ... (4 replies)
... I'm going to ask him today about having a follow up MRI with contrast and getting a full spinal MRI with contrast ASAP. Heck, I'd even be willing to do it today, if it works out. His office is inside the hospital, so sometimes, things like that do work out. ... (17 replies)
... is used to "highlight" active lesions in MS. You can still see lesions without contrast you just can't "see" if any are New or currently "active. ... (16 replies)
... My symtoms go back 6 years with just tingling in the legs. ... (6 replies)
... such a tough time getting a diagnosis... I was just in your shoes about 2 months ago as well. I went through the ringer to get my diagnosis and was misdiagnosed with lymes disease at one point causing me to have unnescessary surgery. I hope your next spinal tap goes well... ... (45 replies)
... She did a very thorough exam yesterday and expressed alarm at my symptoms. She got on the phone with the neurologist who I do not see until Monday. ... (8 replies)

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